Luisa F. Cala Cala, Carrie Leah Kelly, Elaina Ramos, Marcia VanVleet, Pamela High
Abstract: This study evaluated an intervention for low-income new mothers, half from Spanish-speaking homes, that provides education around infant crying and abusive head trauma (AHT). At enrollment, non–US-born mothers were less likely than US-born mothers to have heard of shaken baby syndrome (60% vs 89%, P ≤ .0001) or to know shaking babies could lead to brain damage or death (48% vs 80%, P < .0001). At follow-up, non–US-born intervention mothers had improved knowledge of the peak of crying (31% vs 4%, P = .009),…
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